Tag: ICT4D

Jackie Halliday

Innovation in Microgrids

October 12, 2017

Poor energy access is “an endemic and crippling problem” according to the Center for Global Development. That may explain,...

Rob Goodier

Five Questions for Dr. Chaesub Lee, Director of the ITU Telecommunications Standardization Bureau

September 13, 2017

The mobile phone revolution in developing countries was possible in large part because of standards in Internet and communications...

Jackie Halliday

Technologies for Connecting the Unconnected

August 14, 2017

Last summer, the UN declared that it considers the internet to be a human right. However, according to the Broadband...

Temesgen Gebeyehu

Ethiopia’s 8028 Hotline: Aiding farmers through text and interactive voice messages

May 28, 2017

Ethiopia’s new 8028 Hotline has handled a deluge of calls from farmers looking for agricultural information. The Ethiopia Agricultural Transformation Agency’s...

Rob Goodier

Why Is it So Hard to Do Something New in ICT4D?

November 20, 2016

Three years is long a lifetime, longer in the time it takes technology to change, but short in institutional...

Rob Goodier

Hardware Challenges – Tweet Roundup

September 26, 2014

We present our twice-monthly snapshot of interesting tweets in the technology for global development space. For up-to-the-minute updates from...

Mike Mader

Emerging Markets: Top ICT4D Hardware Challenges

September 24, 2014

About this Webinar: There is widespread agreement that information and communications technologies (ICTs) can improve people’s quality of life,...

Rob Goodier

Five questions with Wayan Vota

September 19, 2014

Technology does not solve problems without people, Wayan Vota says. People need to commit to finding a solution and...

Jordan Schermerhorn

What the saving lives at birth awards says about the state of maternal health technology design

August 3, 2014

By the Numbers each Year Four years and $50 million reveal clues about the state of technology design. In...

Rob Goodier

5 Challenges Hamper ICT Hardware Development

July 23, 2014

Product designers know that Internet and communications technologies play key roles in global development. They update patients’ medical records...


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